Rio Tinto

 Drill bits from Rio Tinto’s Kennecott copper mine are now being recycled through Terelion’s circularity programme

Terelion adds Rio Tinto Kennecott to circularity programme

New recycling programme aims to reduce costs and emissions relating to drill bit carbide production

24 May 2023

 Pit Viper 271 rigs are part of a US$15 million order placed by Rio Tinto with Epiroc

Epiroc wins large surface mining equipment order in Australia

Rio Tinto orders US$15 million of new rigs for Australian mine from Epiroc

04 July 2022

 A TBM, named tl’ughus, has broken through on a 7.6km journey as part of the Rio Tinto Kemano T2 hydropower project in British Columbia

TBM breakthrough at Rio Tinto's Kemano hydropower project

Breakthrough achieved by TBM at Rio Tinto's hydropower project in British Columbia

22 October 2021

 Rio is investigating the option of adding underground mining at its Kennecott, US open-pit copper mine

Rio Tinto studies potential for underground mining at Kennecott copper

Rio Tinto looks to expand open-pit Kennecott copper mine to underground operation

30 July 2021

 Rio Tinto has ordered several Pit Viper 271 drill rigs for use at its network of iron ore mines in Pilbara in Western Australia

Epiroc wins large mining equipment order in Australia

Rio Tinto places multi-million dollar drill rig order with Epiroc

27 April 2021

 Rio Tinto has appointed Jakob Stausholm as the group’s new chief executive

Rio Tinto replace J-S Jacques with Jakob Stausholm

Rio Tinto names Jakob Stausholm as replacement for outgoing chief executive J-S Jacques

04 January 2021

 The UDR 5000 is the drill Major Drilling teams use at Oyu Tolgoi to reach the deep targets

Major Drilling Mongolia drills record 2,000m PQ hole for Oyu Tolgoi

Record depth hole drilled by Major Drilling in Mongolia at the Oyu Tolgoi copper project

20 November 2020

 Rio Tinto has begun a drilling programme at Forum Energy Metals’ Janice Lake copper/silver project

Rio Tinto commences drilling at Janice Lake

Forum Energy Metals' copper project in Canada now being drilled by Rio Tinto

03 September 2020


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